Celestial hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  NGC 7380
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NGC 7380 The Wizard Nebula, 



    
        

            Greg Funderburk
NGC 7380 The Wizard Nebula
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NGC 7380 The Wizard Nebula

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NGC 7380 The Wizard Nebula, 



    
        

            Greg Funderburk
NGC 7380 The Wizard Nebula
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NGC 7380 The Wizard Nebula

Acquisition details

Dates:
Oct. 10, 2021
Frames:
90×1800(45h)
Integration:
45h
Avg. Moon age:
4.52 days
Avg. Moon phase:
21.42%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 5092835

RA center: 22h47m21s.1

DEC center: +58°0758

Pixel scale: 0.737 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.830 degrees

Field radius: 0.550 degrees

Resolution: 3800x3800

File size: 28.2 MB

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: SkyPi Remote Observatory

Description

Interstellar gas and dust surround a fairly new, approximately 5 million years give or take a few, star forming region. The star cluster NGC 7380 is nestled inside of a nebula which spans some 110 light years in the Cepheus constellation and giving the appearance of Wizard complete with a Gandalf. The Wizard is about 7000 light years from earth.

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NGC 7380 The Wizard Nebula, 



    
        

            Greg Funderburk